There’s plenty to explore on the 1,600-acre estate, including wetland, woodland and historic parkland. If you’d rather relax in gardens, wander through the orchards, rock garden or stumpery – there's something new to see in every season.
Once home to William Wordsworth and Hardwicke Rawnsley, Allan Bank has a rich history, but it isn’t a traditional National Trust property.. Enjoy stunning views towards Grasmere, take a gentle stroll through the garden or see if you can spot the native red squrrels.
Situated at the very southern tip of Lake Windermere, Fell Foot is a great, family friendly location to play, explore and relax. Sweeping lawns offer plenty of space for games and gentle walks, while easy lake access makes the park perfect to enjoy stunning views.
An adventure playground of rugged slopes and craggy summits, Sticklebarn sits at the heart of miles of walking routes, and with hearty food, real ale and roaring fires, this is the perfect place to eat, drink and relax after a day on the fells.
We can’t think of a better place to take to the fells, paths or lakeshores than here in the heart of the Lake District. From gentle ambles, to more challenging hikes, we've rounded up some of our favourite winter walks.
Get the best out of your visit to the Lake District by planning ahead. We've pulled together the tools, tips and guidance to help you make the most out of your trip and help us look after the Lake District. Find a car park, understand where you can and cannot stay overnight and get tips for ways to stay safe in the Lakes.
Some of the smaller places we care for in England will be opening with guided tours, so you’ll need to pre-book before your visit. These tours will be led by expert volunteers and will show the places in a new light. You may also need to book in advance at some other places temporarily, where visitor numbers need to be limited for practical reasons.
Round off your day in the Langdales with a bite to eat at Sticklebarn. Enjoy super tasty light bites, hearty meals and drinks, sourced locally and all in the name of a great cause – looking after the Lakes. Relax indoors or warm up by the fire pits on the terrace overlooking the rugged scenery of Great Langdale Valley.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, there's so much to explore on a holiday in the Lake District. Discover craggy fells, wildflower-rich meadows, traditional sheep farms and crystal-clear lakes. We have a wide range of accommodation across the Lake District, from lakeside cottages to rustic bothies and campsites for you to browse and plan your stay.